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Top Ten User Requests & Preview of SOLIDWORKS 2019 Top Ten User Requests & Preview of SOLIDWORKS 2019
By Randy Simmons, CATI
Take a look at the SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List, and get a glimpse of some of the enhancements coming in SOLIDWORKS 2019 in this post from CATI.
Is there Still a Place for Classroom-based Training? Is there Still a Place for Classroom-based Training?
By Paul Burden, ASCENT Center for Technical Knowledge
ASCENT's Paul Burden thinks so. When you do consider eLearning offerings there are factors to consider when evaluating. Learn more.
Wrapping Your Head Around AR, VR and Mixed Reality-Literally
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress
ConnectPress speaks with ESI, Elysium, Virtalis and Theorem Solutions about the company's solutions and use of AR and VR in product design and AEC.
The SOLIDWORKS PDM User Experience The SOLIDWORKS PDM User Experience
By Brian Dalton, GoEngineer
SOLIDWORKS PDM looks just like the Windows environment users are used to. GoEngineer's Brian Dalton takes a look at some of the capabilities.
Tips & Tricks
Lessons Learned with SOLIDWORKS CAM and CNC Lessons Learned with SOLIDWORKS CAM and CNC
By Adam Hughes
Adam Hughes shares his experience as a newbie with a Tormac CNC cutter and SOLIDWORKS CAM 2018.
Things to Consider When Upgrading SOLIDWORKS  Things to Consider When Upgrading SOLIDWORKS
By Nate Fredrich
Nate Fredrich of GSC shares frequently asked questions and different approaches to installing SOLIDWORKS, including hardware recommendations.
The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard
By James Reeher, Fisher Unitech
The SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard provides a myriad of hole options from threaded and clearance holes to pipe threads, dowel holes and slots.
4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool 4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool
By Simran Rekhi, TriMech
Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated 2016 WPDM Admin Tool whether it's a client SOLIDWORKS machine or a Server machine.
Case Studies
JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO JSC Zelenodolsk Explores Virtual Reality with ESI IC.IDO
By ESI Group
JSC used ESI IC.IDO (I-see-I-do) to bring their customers on board for proposed marine compartment layouts without costly mock-up construction.
Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation Pedal to the Metal for Automated Data Translation
By Miles Parker, Founder, Parker Group
Validated modeling data that Elysium facilitates is a key part of Adient's integrated process approach to MBD and MBE for seat design.
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell
Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD

See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
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What's Important in Workstations to End Users? What's Important in Workstations to End Users?
By Jon Peddie
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on what end users think about workstations and how they use them in both manufacturing and AEC.
Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete? Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete?
By Tom Gill and Fred Keith PLM Enterprise Value & Integration CIMdata Inc.
Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss 17 key elements of CIMdata's PLM Investment Sustainability Model to meet changing requirements.
Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality

Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video on an innovative restaurant in France who entertains their guests with augmented reality using 3D project.
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.